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Now You Know

Inspired by the popular TED Talks that have piqued public interest in recent years, two Mahoning County entities are teaming up to bring a similar concept to the area that will focus on Family, Health and Lifestyle topics. Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will present monthly Now You Know talks at various Library branches. The 45-minute talks will feature experts in their fields who can speak to prominent issues facing families and individuals today. The talks will be followed by a Question and Answer period. For more information about the program, contact Renee Amacher of Meridian at (330) 259-8623.

Understanding Co-Occurring Addiction and Treatment – A look into the lives of those struggling with both Mental Health and Addiction

SPEAKER: Tina Goynes, LPCC, LCDC III, Co-Occurring Treatment Program Manager
NOW YOU KNOW: May is National Mental Health Month, an opportunity to highlight co-occurring addiction and treatment, which is designed to help individuals who are dealing with substance use and mental health issues at the same time. This talk will focus on the struggles these individuals face, different levels of care, integrated treatment methods, and resources in the community
FORMAT: 45-minute presentation followed by a Q+A session.
DATE/TIME Thursday, May 26  6:00 PM
LOCATION BOARDMAN Branch of The Public Library